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VISUAL Centre - George Bernard Shaw Theatre
Carlow Town, Co. Carlow
VISUAL Carlow is iconic cultural space is in the heart of Carlow Town, presenting contemporary art, theatre, music, dance, cinema, talks, workshops and hosting private conference events and much more..

VISUAL's four gallery spaces have been designed to the highest specifications allowing for flexible and innovative displays which give artists an opportunity to flex their creativity and expand the scale and materials they use to make their work. The main gallery is unrivaled in Ireland for its size, light, clarity and proportions and will offer both a challenge and opportunity to any artist who takes it on.

VISUAL can also use other spaces including the Studio, the Digital and the Lobby Gallery spaces for a variety of uses, including the display of audio-visual work and the presence of an artist in residence to present work on a variety of scales.

Alongside this, there is the GB Shaw Theatre, a 320 seater venue with state of the art facilities. The Theatre receives national, international and regional touring productions as well as hosting locally produced work.

Dining at the Gallery: LENNONS@VISUAL: You can lunch & dine at this winning restaurant - see their website opening hours and sample menus.

Tips from locals

Stroll around the 18th century surrounding parklands of Carlow College next door. Pop into the reception on weekdays to view the Carlow Art Collection, housed there permanently.

Family friendly
Rainy days
Paid car parking
Free to visit
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Contact details
Old Dublin Rd, Graigue, Carlow, R93 A3K1, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 2 hours here.

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